Guest View: Cuts to soil and water conservation will cost Illinois

By IEC Executive Director Jen Walling
“Soil and water conservation districts (SWCDs) in Illinois are the only locally based infrastructure that protect Illinois’ soil and water. Cuts to these programs have cost taxpayers money through dirtier water and soil erosion, as well as harm to the environment and public health. To protect Illinois’s valuable soil and water, legislators and the governor should fully fund these programs and work harder to bring federal dollars to Illinois conservation programs.”

Read the entire piece at The State Register-Journal.

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